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Construct History Window

The Construct History window provides a summary of all project management transactions over a given period, with separate tabs for Tests, Resource Allocations and Maintenance objects (Changes, Features, Issues, Defects, Tasks and Documents). You can set the period for which the window lists the transactions, and display details of each record in the appropriate item Properties dialog (in which the record is defined).

Access

Ribbon

Start > All Windows > Construct > Resources > Resource - History

Start > All Windows > Construct > Testing > Tests - History

Start > All Windows > Construct > Change > Maintenance - History

Context Menu Options

Right-click on an entry or on the window background to display the options for working on the listed item or on the display of items in the Construct History window.

You can also adjust the number and position of the columns displayed, and filter the information shown, using the List Header facilities, as described in the List Header Help topic.

Option

Description

See also

Properties

For a selected resource, test or maintenance item, displays the properties of that item in the appropriate create/edit dialog for the item type.

Double-clicking on the item has the same result.

Find Parent in Browser

For a selected resource, test or maintenance item, locate and highlight - in the Browser window - the element to which the item has been assigned.

Find Parent in Diagram

For a selected resource, test or maintenance item, locate and highlight - in the parent diagram - the element to which the item has been assigned. If the element is present in more than one diagram, the 'Element Usage' dialog displays, from which you select the diagram to open.

Show Element Use

Visible Timeframe - Resources

Click anywhere in the window and select this option to display a submenu. Select one of these options:

  • 'Today' to list resources with today as the task Start Date or End Date
  • 'Today +X' to list resources with a task Start Date or End Date of today or up to 3, 7 or 30 days after today
  • 'Today -X' to list resources with a task Start Date or End Date of today or up to 3, 7 or 30 days prior to today
  • 'Today +/-X' to list resources with a task Start Date or End Date of today or up to 3, 7 or 30 days either side of  today; for example,
    'Today +/-30' lists resources with a task Start Date or End Date within the 61-day period between 30 days prior to today and 30 days after today

Visible Timeframe - Tests

Click anywhere in the window and select this option to display a submenu. Select one of these options:

  • 'Today' to list tests with today as the Run Date
  • 'Today X Days' to list tests with a Run Date of today or up to 7, 30 or 90 days prior to today

Visible Timeframe - Maintenance

Click anywhere in the window and select this option to display a submenu. Select one of these options:

  • 'Today' to list maintenance items with today as the Reported Date or Resolved Date
  • 'Today X Days' to list maintenance items with the Reported Date or Resolved Date of today or up to 7, 30 or 90 days prior to today

Check for Update Every

Click anywhere in the window and select this option to display a submenu, then select 'Minute', '2 minutes', '5 minutes' or '10 minutes' to automatically refresh the list of items at that interval and display any new items that now match the selection options.

Refresh

Click anywhere in the window and select this option to manually refresh the display immediately, to display any new items that now match the selection options.

Set This Tab as Default

Select this option to set the Construct History window at the current tab to automatically redisplay when you log back in to the model in a new work session.

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